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Reconciling the Cosmological Constant with the Energy Density of Quantum Field Theories of the Zeropoint

Version 1 : Received: 10 January 2019 / Approved: 11 January 2019 / Online: 11 January 2019 (14:23:40 CET)
Version 2 : Received: 11 January 2019 / Approved: 14 January 2019 / Online: 14 January 2019 (12:23:21 CET)
Version 3 : Received: 28 July 2021 / Approved: 29 July 2021 / Online: 29 July 2021 (14:25:14 CEST)
Version 4 : Received: 6 August 2021 / Approved: 9 August 2021 / Online: 9 August 2021 (12:38:30 CEST)

How to cite: Cornwall, R. Reconciling the Cosmological Constant with the Energy Density of Quantum Field Theories of the Zeropoint. Preprints 2019, 2019010113 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201901.0113.v4). Cornwall, R. Reconciling the Cosmological Constant with the Energy Density of Quantum Field Theories of the Zeropoint. Preprints 2019, 2019010113 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201901.0113.v4).

Abstract

This paper results from our investigation into novel means of electromagnetic propulsion. It requires the basis of our claims to be put on a sound theoretical footing regarding the purported momentum exchange with the electromagnetic field. One of these concerns is the huge discrepancy between the energy density of the Zeropoint and its purported manifestation as the Cosmological Constant. Here we state that it is manifestly wrong to introduce the zeropoint at zero order into the stress-energy tensor, because it is something which describes zero particle count. As a fluctuation, it belongs in a higher order Taylor expansion in frequency of the stress-energy tensor. Furthermore in the 3rd order in the Einstein constant our procedure is some 9 orders of magnitude too small. We make up this difference by suggesting that vacuum energy is much higher still and that more degrees of freedom exist in physics beyond the Standard Model or that there is interaction energy between the modes.

Keywords

Zeropoint Energy; Cosmological Constant; Stress Energy Tensor; Einstein Field Equations; Standard Model; Dark Energy; Quantum Gravity

Comments (3)

Comment 1
Received: 9 August 2021
Commenter: Remi Cornwall
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Comment: Appendix 2 expanded and appendix 3 has the computer code.
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Comment 2
Received: 10 August 2021
Commenter: Remi Cornwall
The commenter has declared there is no conflict of interests.
Comment: Just a thought, the size of QFT is very sensitive to gamma (from Relativistic speed) and in turn to the radiation reaction force, which is dependent on alpha. It has been said that very small changes in alpha have occurred in the past and that might explain Cosmological Inflation.
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Comment 3
Received: 13 September 2021
Commenter: Remi Cornwall
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Comment: I will put a newer version up with a fully relativistic version of the Lorentz Abrahams force (LA-Dirac), quantum corrections to this LAD (many new papers coming out of high power laser physics), a fully relativistic treatment of the motion of the mode and a more explicit linking of equation 14 to 15 and the radiation damping term (LAD equation) with "e" placed by the mode zeropoint electric field. We should the 10^9 factor (or 1000^3 if we look at 1D oscillator and then apply to three dimensions) we need from the Lorentz factor to explain how energy density of ZPE should be some 10^9 higher, so that the Cosmological Constant works out by the Taylor expansion to 3rd order of EFE in k, (i.e. Euv =k.Tuv)
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